What Causes A Truck To Jackknife & How It Can Be Avoided

Are You the Victim of A Jackknife Accident? Any crash is frightening, but crashes with big trucks are probably the scariest. According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), over 37,000 people lost their lives on America’s roads in 2016.  Four thousand five hundred sixty-four of those deaths involved big trucks or buses. Large trucks and buses accounted for 12% of those fatalities, and speed was a factor 61% of the time. Only 16% of the people killed were … Read More

Whiplash After Car Accident (What To Do and How To Treat)

Car Crash Injuries When you are in a car accident, you may not realize right away that you are injured.  If you are a victim of whiplash, you may not seek treatment until your symptoms have become so bad that you have no choice. The pain in your neck, head, or back may grow worse by the day, and even everyday living can cause your injuries to get worse. Whiplash is one of the most common injuries after an auto … Read More

Rear-End Collision Settlement Guide (How Much One Could Be Worth)

There are roughly 1.7 million rear-end collisions every year. They are one of the most common types of car accidents. They represent just under one-third of all accidents. Injuries after this type of crash are very common, and they can be severe. Thankfully, most rear-end collisions are only minor fender benders, but even those can have long-term physical and mental consequences for car accident victims. Understanding the mechanics of rear-end crash, including what causes them and the most common types … Read More

Dizzy After A Car Accident? (Here’s What To Do)

Some people are lucky and go their whole lives without being involved in an auto accident. Most people don’t know what to expect after being in a car accident and maybe unsure of what to do. Accidents can be stressful, and your initial adrenaline may keep you from even knowing if you are injured. It may take hours or weeks before the symptoms of your injuries present themselves. Even if you expect your expenses will be taken care of and … Read More

The Process For Receiving A Settlement Check [Timeline]

Ending your lawsuit from a settlement is usually much quicker than waiting for the end of a trial. A trial may not even get started for a year after the accident and can drag on for a very long time. Once you have received a reasonable offer and agreed to a settlement, you, unfortunately, won’t get paid right away. But there is a timeline you can depend on, as the process of receiving a settlement check follows a certain pattern. … Read More

15 Texting and Driving Quotes and Slogans To Remind You To Stay Off Your Phone

Did you know that distracted driving kills approximately 9 individuals each and every day? Let that sink in for a moment… Driving is already one of the most dangerous things we do every day. Why let a short dopamine hit put you in even more danger on a daily basis? Although some states are taking action to reduce these numbers through legislation, many drivers ignore the new laws. It’s easy to believe that briefly looking at your phone in certain … Read More

[Average] Settlement Value of a Semi Truck Accident Injury Case

Accidents with big trucks are different from those with smaller vehicles. Because of their size and weight, big trucks can cause an enormous amount of damage, resulting in a high toll in physical suffering and a higher than normal amount of monetary damages. Smaller cars may be unrecognizable after being hit by a larger truck, while the truck suffers a relatively small amount of damage. The height of a semi-truck is also dangerous for vehicles, although there is an attempt … Read More

Is Lane Splitting Legal In Arizona? The Answer May Surprise You

Arizona is one of the best places in the world to ride a motorcycle, with its beautiful scenery, great weather, and well-maintained roads. Riding is much safer if you know the rules, though. In Arizona, all you need to do to operate a motorcycle legally is add a motorcycle endorsement by passing a vision test, a skills test, and a written test, and then pay a fee. Even though the knowledge assessment is important, the test administered by the Motor … Read More

Who’s At Fault After A Left Or Right Turn Car Accident

No matter who may or may not have been at fault, the first thing you need to do if you are involved in an accident is to make sure you are safe. Pull to the side of the road if you are able so that you won’t be in the way of other traffic. Make sure anyone who is injured receives care. A big part of protecting yourself is preserving the evidence, which includes making an accident report, getting witness … Read More

How Long After A Car Accident Can You File A Police Report?

Nobody expects to be in an auto accident, but it can happen to even the most careful and law-abiding drivers. Everyone who has been in a crash remembers the shock and initial fear, followed by other uncomfortable feelings, often including pain and anger. Knowing how traumatic it can be to be involved in an accident makes it even more important to prepare yourself for what can happen and understand the procedures you will need to stay within the rules and … Read More

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